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Wild Style

1h 22m Drama, Music 1982

Universally hailed as the first hip-hop movie, WILD STYLE captures New York's 1981 hip-hop culture and a who's who of early hip hop pioneers.

A kind of updated West Side Story, that shows hip-hop as a living, breathing expression of cultural resistance.” - Daily Telegraph.

As a time capsule and a sociological document, it’s difficult to overstate its importance, but it’s also tremendous fun.” - The Dissolve

Considered the first hip-hop movie, WILD STYLE captures New York’s 1981 hip-hop culture and several prominent figures: Busy Bee Starski, Fab Five Freddy, The Cold Crush Brothers, and one of the godfathers of hip-hop, Grandmaster Flash.


Charlie Ahearn




United States



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